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9 Nov 2022

Full-Time Culinary Account Manager (NYC)

MMGY Wagstaff – Posted by wagstaffhr New York, New York, United States

Job Description

MMGY Wagstaff is an integrated public relations and marketing agency devoted to the culinary, travel and wine and spirits industries. We offer a comprehensive suite of communications, digital marketing, and branding services for our restaurant, hotel/resort, travel destination, wine and spirits, and hospitality lifestyle clients.

MMGY Wagstaff is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming team. We operate on the belief that we are stronger together. Here, you will be a part of an intrepid, transparent, genuine, and sharing culture where we strive to make things better for our team members, clients, and communities.

We are looking for a dynamic Culinary Account Manager to join our team of versatile storytellers and marketers who are professionally dedicated to their passions for food, wine, and travel.


  • Offer client-facing strategy development and execution
  • Lead client accounts and projects.
  • Attend and lead client meetings, and actively participate in new business proposal development and presentations
  • Review and assist in research, reporting, list building, content creation, and hybrid work
  • Develop and implement strategic direction for client accounts
  • Execute strategy in specialized areas such as strategy development and execution, media pitching, strategic partnership creation, copywriting, influencer marketing, etc.
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a multi-functional team. Regularly attend relevant industry and client events, host media dinners, etc.


  • 4-5+ years of experience working in a public relations agency setting, culinary and hospitality experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and with a team
  • Experience managing multi-layered projects and meeting deadlines
  • Manages time efficiently and effectively
  • Possesses creative and strategic outlook with an ability to execute
  • Knowledgeable about social media campaigns and influencer strategies
  • Experience engaging with senior executives on strategy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other platforms such as Adobe to be able to communicate, report results, create tools and templates for client work
  • Adaptable, solution-oriented, and resourceful when tackling challenges and obstacles.
  • An overall passion for the culinary and hospitality lifestyle industries – restaurants, travel/destinations/hotels, wine & spirits.

MMGY Wagstaff offers a nurturing work environment where creativity and professionalism are abundant, dynamic, independent thinkers thrive, and intrepid work inspires. Our competitive benefits package includes group medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as other offerings including paid short-term disability, a 401(k)-retirement plan with match, voluntary long-term disability, pet insurance, and accident/critical illness plans.


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How to Apply

To apply, please visit the following link:  https://wagstaff-media-marketing.breezy.hr/p/b14526302f55-culinary-account-manager?state=published

Job Types: Full-Time.


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